The history of education in the Commonwealth of Australia
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- Business and government push privatised high schools
- By Kerryn Williams, in Green Left Weekly,
4 May 1997. Massive shift of state and federal funding from
public to private secondary schools accompanied by enrollment shift.
Long term goal is to privatize secondary education.
- McSchools in Australia
- By Daniel Cass, 14 July 1997. Work training substitutes for academic
- McD moves into Schools as Curriculum
- From Pat Thomson, 11 November 1997. McDonalds works substitutes for
- McDonalds and Education
- From Neil Cheney, 14 December 1997. Working for McDonalds boosts rank
for college admission.
- Union fears more funding cuts would hit education
- By Carolyn Jones, Education Correspondent, The
Age, Wednesday 26 April 2000. Schools and TAFE colleges will
suffer if more education department jobs are cut in next week's state
budget. The Community and Public Sector Union believes fewer department
administrators reduce their productivity and have a detrimental effect
on teachers and students.
The history of university education in Australia
- Aboriginal studies initiative under attack from
- From Rhonda Craven, Project Co-ordinator 'Teaching the Teachers,'
14 October 1996. University of New South Wales program to teach
teachers how to teach indigenous studies.
- Minister sends censorship signal
- Is the Victorian Government preparing to apply its own standards
of political correctness to universities? By George Aditjondro,
in The Australian, Higher Education
Supplement, 23 April 1997.
- ANU Struggle
- From Rick Kuhn, Australian National University, 15 September 1997.
Running ANU like a business enterprise at expense of Arts Faculty.